Category: NATURE/SPACE

Feb 23, 2010

11 Reasons why the Bronze goes to… Pandas!

11 Reasons why the Bronze goes to… Pandas!

In the complex world of animals that amuse us, the pecking order is often murky. Dogs and Cats interchange with ease between the top two spots but what about third place? Monkeys, hamsters, hippos; all quite amusing to be sure. But here’s my case for the mighty Panda for the bronze. 11 REASONS WHY THE…

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Feb 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 20, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 20, 2010

GOT GARBAGE? Photograph by airnfoto via airnfoto on Flickr Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Feb 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 9, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 9, 2010

HEAT OF THE NIGHT Photograph by NASA/Paul E. Alers Guests look on from the terrace of Operations Support Building II as space shuttle Endeavour launches on the shuttle program’s last planned night launch. Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Pad 39A to begin the STS-130 mission early Monday, Feb. 8, 2010. Mission STS-130 will…

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Feb 9, 2010

Slithery Snake Art

Slithery Snake Art

Don’t get me wrong. If I see a snake in the wild, I’m not sticking around to admire its beauty. The way they move, their constant tongue usage; it’s all very off-putting believe me. But in a controlled environment, with a professional photographer? What beauty! Incredibly vibrant colours, brilliant patterns and hypnotic skeletal structures make…

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Feb 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 4, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 4, 2010

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART Photograph by Koen van Gorp The Big Corona: Most photographs don’t adequately portray the magnificence of the Sun’s corona. Seeing the corona first-hand during a total solar eclipse is best. The human eye can adapt to see features and extent that photographic film usually cannot. Welcome, however, to the digital…

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Feb 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 3, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 3, 2010

YOU ARE GETTING SLEEPY Photograph by Raymond Pauly Glass Frog: Glass frog is the common name for amphibians belonging to the family Centrolenidae, so named for their translucent abdominal skin. Indigenous to the cloud forests of Central and South America, 13 species of cloud frogs have been identified in Costa Rica. These nocturnal tree-dwelling frogs…

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Feb 1, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 1, 2010

Picture of the Day – February 1, 2010

LIFE’S A BEACH Photograph by SeamusLawless Zakynthos Shipwreck Bay aka The Beach of Navagio aka Smugglers Cove, is the most famous of Zakynthos beaches and one of the most famous in all of Greece. This superb beach is located in the eastern part of the island, close to the Anafotiria village. It was initially called…

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